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English definition of “reparation”

reparation

noun [C or U]     /ˌrep.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ formal
payment for harm or damage : The company had to make reparation to those who suffered ill health as a result of chemical pollution .Making and accepting apologies
(Definition of reparation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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